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>>> good evening, americans, and welcome to "the ed show" live from washington, d.c. it's the last ed show on a saturday. let's get to work. >>> i have a dream today! >> the dream can only be realized if we pay attention to what's going on in our own backyard. >> you've got to stand up, speak up, speak out, and get in the way! make some noise! >> you cannot have economic and political equality without having some form of social equality. >> stand tall in your community, fight for diversity, understand its strength. >> and i don't think our society will rise to its full maturity until we come to see that men are made to live together as brothers. >> 50 years later, we need a team effort to make his dream come true. >> their march is now our march. >> so on the anniversary of the march on washington, our grandchildren will not be fighting the same fight. >> we must give our young people dreams again. >> i have a dream that we shall overcome. >> i stand here today in this sacred place, in my father's footsteps. >> my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will n
in washington and time and time again how they have gone after obama care and how they have obstructed every jobs package on the table? are you willing to do that? governor, did you go down to washington and have lunch with the republicans and tell them, hey, you've got to knock off thighs filibusters, man. we've got to get something done. he knows nothing about governing. so that's hood wink number one. and then he said "i am in this business to win. i don't know why you are in it. i am in this to win." really? he's in this to win. i'm in this business to win. to win for who? the republicans? for you, governor? or for the people? because if you care about the people, you will stand up strong and say that your party is the party of obstruction and your party is the party of hate. and your party is the racist party. that's what it's going to take if you really want to govern, you have to tell the truth. you know, he's not in the business to help the middle class, i can guarantee you that. he's not in the business to help workers and teachers. no. chris christie is in this thing called politic
are freaking out because washington, d.c.'s city council, passed a living wage bill which could set a new standard nationwide. it would force big box stores to pay $11.75 to workers. it applies only to parent companies making more than $1 billion per year. walmart recorded almost $470 billion in gross sales last year. if walmart allows collective bargaining, it can ignore the wage restriction in d.c. neighborhood leaders say they welcome walmart as long as it pays workers a living wage. >> everybody here is making money except the people who live in washington, d.c. [ applause ] >> if there's going to be prosperity, count us in. count us in. if there's going to be a paycheck, count us in! >> walmart is throwing a multimillion dollar tantrum and threatening to vacate the d.c. area if the bill is signed into law. joining me now, a man who has been fighting forecast workers rights in washington, d.c., reverend graylan hagler. great to have you on the show tonight. thank you for the work you do on behalf of working americans. what do you think is going to do? do you think the mayor will sign
in washington, d.c. to celebrate dr. king's legacy and civil rights progress over the past 50 years. what do you think they're thinking right there? most of these folks right here are under 50. they weren't here back then. what are they thinking? i bet they're curious. i bet that they wanted to capture -- i wonder what it was like being there? two former democratic presidents and president broem on hand to address the american people on this historic day. and how awesome they were. massive crowd there with joy in their heart as the nation's first black president spoke from the same spot dr. king did 50 years ago today. president obama paid tribute to the civil rights activist who's marched for change in the face of adversity. >> because they kept marching, america changed. because they marched the civil rights law was passed. because they marched a voting rights law was signed. because they marched doors of opportunity and education swung open so their daughters and sons could finally imagine a life for themselves beyond washing somebody else's laundry or shining somebody else's shoes. because t
as a nation to move forward. now, on saturday we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. we've made great progress socially when it comes to civil rights over the last 50 years. how many announcers have you heard say unfortunately we have a long way to go? how many cable heads have said we've got a long way to go. okay. i want to hear what the people have to say. i want to hear the people say that we have a long way to go through their personal experiences about what kind of america they're living in. sitting on sixth avenue in new york city and making the country think that you know all the answers, that ain't going to cut it. so on friday, last friday night, i did a town hall radio meeting in birmingham, alabama, because i wanted to hear what the people have to say it. all started in alabama with dr. king and after speaking to the people of jefferson county, there is no doubt racism is alive and well in the south. and i think it's growing. this is what an alabama public school teacher came to the microphone and said. >> and i have been a part of public education since
in this state but nationally, people around the country are sick of washington, d.c. and they are sick of the same old garbage from their elected officials. >> first of all, chris, government doesn't create jobs. the private sector does. and what we have going on today is a real erosion of the confidence on the behalf of the american public in terms of their trust in government and frankly, faith in their economy. >> oh, absolutely. we're all losing trust in faith because we've had 41 months of private sector job growth. cantor and the republicans, you know what, they are all the same from the same talking points. they spew it out every sunday. radical governors around the country are trying to balance budgets on the backs of the middle class of this country. what they are doing is attacking unions. going after women's rights and picking on the poor and middle class. this is not happening in the the state of minnesota. let's cross the river to wisconsin. there's no better example than a reversal of everything that's taking place in this state of minnesota. just this week, governor scot
in washington about what kind of legal latitude the president has right now? i'm hearing from members of congress saying, no, you have to come to us. >> there's a sense today that what seemed to be moving faster earlier this week has slowed down a bit. the president had a conversation with speaker john boehner today by phone, boehner raised a number of yeses an the issue selfauthority. one big question is congress is gone, should congress come back? should congress be called back to consider this question? you said the president has no good options here. i agree. chemical weapons use is a different thing. it is an awful thing. and i really am concerned about the message that is being sent to every continue horn despot in the. >> we've been down this road before and the understanding turned a blind eye to it. there was no congressionally push to do anything about it at the time. >> remember saddam hussein was our buddy at the time. he was fighting iran, well, that's even more hypocrite cal. if he comes to congress that will make us just as divided. there's a lot of americans who don't
, george will celebrated the 50th anniversary of the marm on washington like any other good consecutive, by completely ignoring destructive republican policies and laying the blame for inequality on single moms. on abc's this week", george will argued single mothers are more dangerous to minority communities than republican-led voter suppression efforts. >> the young social scientist from harvard working empty labor department publish aid report. his name was daniel patrick moynihan. he said there's a crisis in the african-american community because 24% of african-american children are born to unmarried women. today it'saled, 72% and that not an absence of rights is surely the biggest impediment. >> what do you say we compound the problem by making sure we don't fund their schools and their neighborhoods? is not the first time george will has blame add single mothers for the failures of conservative policies. >> 79% of detroit children are born to unmarried mothers. they don't have a fiscal problem. they have a cultural collapse. >> joining me is our rapid response panel, author lizz wi
chicago, wbap dallas, wjr, detroit, wmal washington, all owned by cumulus media. a big competitor of rush limbaugh's boss, clear channel. two companies, staggered with untenable debt brought in mid 90s deregulation run amok. this is for real and this negotiating in public is like nothing we've ever seen on talk radio. now, it may just be a dance. at the end of the day, nothing could change. but it sure seem ominous now. when you lose all those big stations and you have to relocate, here the problem. radio listening is habit. and there are presets on the dashboard. what if the voice who is there the day after rush limbaugh leaves, health care i kind of like this guy. that's the problem. >> how much did the sandra ordeal take place? limbaugh went after a private citizen had a wanted to tell her story in front of a congressional committee. she became splashed all over the news a year and a half ago. advertisers left. a lot of people lost their jobs. that has never really recovered in many respects. is this what is hurting limbaugh? >> ed, this is costing his big stations money. the commercia
'll be in washington tomorrow morning, call us back president. you come and tell us why we ought to go to war. >> so congressman garamendi, very clear here, if the president calls for action before you come back or any other representative comes back, it will be a mistake in your view? >> well, that's the kind word, mistake. it's more than a mistake. the constitution's clear here. only in an imminent threat under the war powers act does the president have the authority to go to war. otherwise, you have to come to congress and listen, you drop missiles into some country, that's an act of war under any definition. >> all right. admiral sestak, do you agree with that? if we send 200 cruise missiles into syria, is that an act of war or an international retaliation trying to right a wrong? another question i want you to address, joe, how can we launch 200 cruise missiles and that's the number being tossed around and not kill innocent people? are we that good? >> you know, i have great respect for the congressman's opinion. when i was in congress, i felt that congress abdicated so much of its responsibili
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